Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 260123
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
823 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...

  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest
forecasts.

After heavy rainfall across portions of the Little Sioux basin Sunday
evening...Combined with an additional 1.0 to 1.5 inches of precipitation
expected from Tuesday evening through Thursday...Runoff from these rains
will cause minor flooding along sections of the Little Sioux river.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

Additional information is available at

http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=fsd

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your local radio and TV stations.

The next scheduled statement will be issued tomorrow morning.

&&

IAC041-270523-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0007.160426T0900Z-160428T0830Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160426T0900Z.160426T1800Z.160427T0830Z.NO/
823 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* from late tonight to late Wednesday night.
* At 7PM Monday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 4 AM Tuesday and crest near
  10.2 feet by Tuesday April 26.the river will fall below flood stage
  by Wednesday April 27.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...The right bank overflows, and minor
flooding of the Spencer city park and some rural agricultural areas
begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4315 9518 4315 9512 4315 9505 4299 9503
          4302 9510 4310 9510

$$

IAC021-041-270522-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0008.160427T1200Z-160430T1800Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160427T1200Z.160428T0600Z.160429T1800Z.NO/
823 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* from Wednesday morning to Saturday afternoon.
* At 8PM Monday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 7 AM Wednesday and crest near
  18.3 feet by Thursday April 28.the river will fall below flood
  stage by Friday April 29.
* At stages near 18.5 feet...The city park in Sioux Rapids is
flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 9510 4299 9503 4287 9512 4288 9536
          4296 9543 4293 9520

$$

&&
LOCATION FLOOD  LATEST OBSERVED  MAXIMUM FORECAST
         STAGE  STAGE  TIME      STAGE  TIME

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
SPWI4    10.0    9.63 Mon 7 PM   10.2  Tue 1 PM
LNNI4    18.0   17.98 Mon 8 PM   18.3  Thu 1 AM

ADAMS



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